There are reports that the Grenada government is still grappling with a massive budgetary deficit which could spell another late payment of public servant salaries for a consecutive two month.
A number of government workers were paid over one week late at the ending of June due to severe cash flow problems.
Government sources say official from the Ministry of Finance have been called before cabinet to make presentations on how the challenge could be tackled in the short-term.
The Tillman Thomas administration is said to be looking for 80 million EC dollars immediately to pay its most urgent bills, including another round of salary due in just over a week.
The latest news of government’s financial headaches come on a day there were reports in St George’s that a top ruling party official tipped to become a ruling party candidate next year has been hired by the Ministry of Finance for a six figure salary higher than even most ministers.©